University of Maryland employees come forward with allegations of racial and sexual discrimination, abuse and verbal degradation

  The saga involving the abuse of workers at the University of Maryland goes on without promise for remedies.  Below you will find the latest issues regarding the degradation of workers and the demands made. The situation is very bad at the ‘university’ and although a ‘committee’ has been convened by the managerial elite much […]

Spain 15M: from angry to action crossing the Sun Door

By Concha Mateos PhD in Social Communication Faculty at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid   Something that looked impossible is happening. A miracle. Could be. But there is no God acting, no holy character. Here there is only human will and the crowd´s wishes. Thousands of people were there, in the same ideas, in […]

Enhanced Austerity Techniques

Last year, socialism lost to austerity in the polls – that is, in Merriam-Webster’s Top Ten Words of the Year. “Austerity clearly resonates with many people,” Merriam-Webster’s Editor at Large Peter Sokolowski observed, noting that it was the most-searched word of 2010 on their web site. This was no spontaneous grassroots effort for the public […]

Revolt: US could create full-employment forever, but chooses Americans’ misery, decay, death

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Americans could have full-employment if government created money, and employed anyone interested for infrastructure improvement (hard and soft). Below is an article I wrote in 2009 (slightly revised) to explain this accomplishment is as easy as the sentence above describes. For my comprehensive explanations on economic solutions, read this and this (and here for foreign policy […]

"..bring him, he will die at the airport!!!" The case of Edson Cosmas

  Posting on a Tanzanian web message board, translated from Swahili: one of many abusive and threatening posts about Edson Cosmas, gay activist threatened with deportation to Tanzania  Edson “Eddy” Cosmas is a young gay man from Tanzania (TZ) facing imminent deportation from the UK where he applied for, but was denied, asylum. He is […]

What has Florida Governor Rick Scott done for you?

Rick Scott has implemented his own business plan in Florida. He believes that, since he was a CEO, states should be run the same way a business is run. In doing so, he believes that he knows best how to run the state of Florida and has proceeded in ignoring most of its voters. in […]

Enlightening The President and Press

Cuba: Facts and realities By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdés “No hay peor ciego que el que no quiere ver” – Spanish saying (There is no worse blind person than the one who does not wish to see.) On May 13, Miami newspaper headlines and TV leads should have said: “Obama makes fool of himself.” […]

Libya: The After Dinar Mint

  Under the War Powers Resolution of 1973, the President of the United States may order troops into combat for 60 days without seeking congressional approval. On May 20,  2011, 60 days after the attacks on Libya began, Obama sent a letter to Congress stating that while he would like them to support the U.S. […]

How Do Teachers Matter? Not as Cause Agents But as Learning Opportunities

Lost in the exaggerated claims of “bad” teachers being at the core of all that ails education and the concurrent calls for greater teacher accountability, often linked to student test scores, is a careful consideration of why we have universal public education in a free society and what the role of the teacher is within […]